Spinning weight

Nubian
Napatan period to Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B 501

Dimensions

3.4 x 2.4 cm (1 5/16 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2241

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, brown ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Textile- and costume-making

Spinning weight, brown ware. Incised decoration

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Temple B 501. 1920; Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition